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自力, じりき

  • jiriki


noun (common) (futsuumeishi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'

  • by oneself
  • self-made

Examples of 自力,じりき in a Sentence

America will solve her problems for herself.
He could make his way in life.
He has made his way in life.
A son who could not learn to paddle his own canoe does not deserve to inherit his father's fortune.
My father told me to do so on my own.
He is what is called a self-made man.
Mr Ford is what is called a self-made man.
We didn't help him, so he did it off his own bat.
In the past, the boys were taught to fend for themselves while still very young.
Do you think he did the job on his own?

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